Alien Arena version 7.53 is now released!
Some of the new general features for this release include:
- Extended use of VBO for big performance increases
- Signifigant improvements to bot AI
- "Dm Lights" server option
- Improvements to menu code
- Improved stats algorithms
- Entity definition files
- Optimized and improved vegetation rendering
- Variety of bug fixes and code cleansing
- Two new maps
- Optimizations to IQM and MD2 rendering
- New "Ultra" skill level
- Speed hack detection improvements
Version 7.53 features some very signifigant performance gains for people who like to run the game on higher settings, as well as some very nice improvements/bugfixes to the bot AI. We have also added two new maps, as well as the entity definition files which now allow for custom reconfiguration of a map's entities, plus a number of other updates and bugfixes. For a complete changelog see Icculus.org
Alien Arena also has some new 3rd party content portals where you can grab the latest and greatest 3rd party levels as well as some of the "retired" classics!